Subject: Re: 21164SX Support
To: Barrett G. Lyon <>
From: Matt Thomas <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 10/15/1998 11:34:16
At 11:28 AM 10/15/98 , Barrett G. Lyon wrote:
>Does netbsd support the 21164SX MB and CPU?  It's the OEM from Digital
>(533MHz).  If it does, has anyone had good luck with the netbsd port to it?

I like it a lot.  You need -current but it works really well.
It's quite fast.  Probably not as much as a LX but it is a lot cheaper.

NetBSD 1.3H (CENTER) #4: Mon Oct  5 17:34:29 PDT 1998
Digital AlphaPC 164SX 533 MHz, 531MHz
8192 byte page size, 1 processor.
real mem = 134217728 (1957888 reserved for PROM, 132259840 used by NetBSD)
avail mem = 113418240
using 1614 buffers containing 13221888 bytes of memory
mainbus0 (root)
cpu0 at mainbus0: ID 0 (primary), PCA56 (unknown minor type 2)
cia0 at mainbus0: DECchip 2117x Core Logic Chipset (Pyxis), pass 1
cia0: extended capabilities: 1<BWEN>
cia0: using BWX for PCI config access
pci0 at cia0 bus 0
pci0: i/o enabled, memory enabled

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